As part of its self-inflicted punishment for NCAA violations, the school will remove four championship banners hanging in Crisler Arena. And I don't get this: The banners will then be laundered by former booster Ed Martin.
KNICKS' SELLOUT STREAK ENDS AT 433
It's sad. Spike Lee is now sitting court-side next to a guy who was the 10th caller. The last nonsellout at Madison Square Garden was on Feb. 4, 1993. Which, co-incidentally, was also Louis Farrakhan Bobblehead Doll Night.
Between injuries and suspensions, the Lakers bench is really short. Before the Wizards game they had to suit up three of the guys who are trying to sign Kobe Bryant to a shoe deal.
THE NHL IS NOW SELLING GAME-WORN JERSEYS
Make sure you get an authentic one. I paid $400 for a Rangers number 11 sweater with MESSIEST on the back.
The league is running the Sabres. O.K., but that still doesn't explain Buffalo's new power-play specialist: Vladimir Guerrero.
PAUL TAGLIABUE IS NOT KIDDING AROUND
He's going to fine Monday Night Football $40,000 every time a helmet-to-helmet collision graphic is shown.
The Steelers are 4-0-1 since former XFL MVP Tommy Maddox took over at quarterback. In a related story He Hate Me was named Co-Employee of the Month at Outback Steakhouse.